IM2 Opinionated is a site that tries to look past the words muttered by our leaders in an attempt to get people to use senses other than their ears. Hopefully this will help people get a true sense of what is going on in their world and the world around them. Although most subjects will be of a serious nature, there will be humor involved as well, because jokes can also shed light on the truth.
America has been an enduring and shining beacon for
democracy throughout the world. It has
been an exemplary template for other countries that sought to create a
democratic society that suited their needs, culturally and spiritually. This has been America’s destiny since its
inception, at which point our founding fathers declared our collective
independence from a monarch who only served himself. In recent decades however, our democracy has
been hijacked by an elite few who would have all Americans serve their selfish
needs. These individuals only motivation
is greed that takes the form of love for money, the need for power and the
desire to dominate all others. It is a
game to them, in which the winner takes all and the ends justifies the means,
no matter what those means entail. In
their cynical, twisted view of the world, all others will bow down to them, be
diminished by them or perish at their hands.
Where this downward spiral of America began is uncertain, but if …
As frustrating as the decision of grand jury in Ferguson was, America must face a much larger issue: An issue that's not only festering, but seems to be metastasizing in large cities around the United States of America. It is an underlying illness with symptoms that manifest in decisions made by Darren Scott on the day that Michael Brown died, and choices made by George Zimmerman in regards to Trayvon Martin. Though these acts do warrant reaction(s), they are merely the result of actions taken or lack thereof by our current leadership.
As with any behavior, those bad behaviors that go unpunished might as well be labeled as good behaviors.
When bankers lie and commit fraud to not only enrich themselves, but to also cause harm to others and their punishment is to be allowed to change the laws in such a manner as to legalize their thefts, the majority suffers.When prison corporations invoke their ability to lobby for laws that legalize a…